National Institute of Aerospace
Web Site Registration
You must first complete all registration forms and create a user name and password. During this process you will be required to provide certain information, such as your e-mail address. National Institute of Aerospace is the sole owner of all contact and usage information collected on this web site (“Web Site”).
National Institute of Aerospace collects information from you whenever you register on this Web Site, place an order, subscribe to a newsletter, respond to a survey or fill out a form. Any data we request that is not required will be specified as voluntary or optional.
When ordering or registering on this Web Site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter the following information: name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number or credit card information. You may, however, visit this Web Site anonymously.
National Institute of Aerospace’s web server may collect information related to your visit to this Web Site, including, but not limited to, the IP address and domain used to access this Web Site, the type and version of your browser, the web site you came from to access this website, the page you entered and exited at, any page that is viewed by that IP address and your country location. National Institute of Aerospace uses this type of information to monitor the performance of this Web Site and certain on-line services (such as number of visits, average visit time, number of page views, etc.) and for certain business purposes such as working to continually upgrade this Web Site and services.
Any of the information that the National Institute of Aerospace collects from you may be used in a number of ways, the following are some of the general uses:
· To personalize your experience (your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)
· To improve this Web Site (we continually strive to improve this Web Site offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
· To improve customer service (your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)
· To process transactions (your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested by the customer)
· To send periodic e-mails (the e-mail address you provide for order processing, will only be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order or request). If you decide to opt-in to a National Institute of Aerospace mailing list, you will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you may used the detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
· To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature
National Institute of Aerospace implements a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you submit a request, place an order or access your personal information. These security measures include: password protected directories and databases to safeguard your information, SSL (Secure Sockets Layered) technology to ensure that your information is fully encrypted and sent across the Internet securely or PCI Scanning to actively protect National Institute of Aerospace servers from hackers and other vulnerabilities. We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.
After a transaction, certain private information pertaining to credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc., will not be stored on the National Institute of Aerospace servers. However, the National Institute of Aerospace does gather certain information automatically and stores this information in a log file. This information includes your Internet protocol address, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp and other similar information. This information gathering does not identify individuals by name, but is used to analyze trends, administer the Web Site, and to track user’s movement of the Web Site.
National Institute of Aerospace will follow generally accepted industry security standards to protect any personal information submitted to this Web site. Please be aware that no method of transmission over the internet or any method of data storage is totally secure. National Institute of Aerospace cannot guarantee absolute security. Please be cautious of email "phishing" or other scams by individuals pretending to be a representative of the National Institute of Aerospace us or a vendor working with the National Institute of Aerospace. You should assume that any attempt to solicit sensitive personal information such as financial information or your social security number etc., is being conducted by a party who it endeavoring to use such personal information for fraudulent purposes. Please contact the National Institute of Aerospace at the e-mail address below if you are contacted by someone representing to be from the National Institute of Aerospace. National Institute of Aerospace will then determine if the contact reported is a legitimate contact from the National Institute of Aerospace.
National Institute of Aerospace uses two types of cookies: session ID and “persistent’ cookies. A session ID makes it easier for you to navigate through this Web Site and expires whenever you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time and can be easily removed by going to your system’s Help file and following the appropriate directions. National Institute of Aerospace uses a persistent cookie to store your User Name and Password so that you don’t need to enter this information when revisiting the Web Site. The persistent cookies enable the National Institute of Aerospace to track and enhance your experience on this Web Site. If you decline the use of a persistent cookie, you may experience severe degradation in accessing certain portions of this Web Site.)
Information Disclosure to Outside Parties
National Institute of Aerospace does not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating this Web Site, conducting business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. National Institute of Aerospace may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the laws and regulations, enforce this Web Site Terms and Conditions of Use, or protect National Institute of Aerospace or others' rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Third Party Links
Community Rules for this Web Site
National Institute of Aerospace sponsors and coordinates the use of a number of web sites that provide for discussion forums, blogs, reality world access, that permit the users to interact with each other on these web sites and to post content and materials for display on these web sites. National Institute of Aerospace will be the final arbiter on any complaints provided to the National Institute of Aerospace by the web-site user and will take any and all steps, up to and including termination of a user’s right to access these types of web sites in order to resolve a complaint. In the event that a complaint is made by a user to the National Institute of Aerospace that the National Institute of Aerospace, believes to be a criminal violation of a local, state or federal law, National Institute of Aerospace will forward the complaint to the appropriate law enforcement division for disposition. National Institute of Aerospace is not responsible for any personally identifiable information that you choose to submit in any forum, sharing of your profile, or sharing in the resources you contribute or otherwise disclose on this Web Site or any other web site that the National Institute of Aerospace manages or hosts.
Copyright and Intellectual Property:
The content that the National Institute of Aerospace has provided on this Web Site, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, images, and logos, is owned by either the National Institute of Aerospace or the party that has provided the content to us and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. National Institute of Aerospace is the sole and exclusive owner of its compilation of this content on this Web Site, and any compilation or content added by you becomes the property of the National Institute of Aerospace and is also protected by U.S. and international copyright and trademark laws. Unpermitted copying of any of the content within this Web Site could lead to copyright infringement. You agree not to display or use such trademarks, in any manner, without the written permission of the National Institute of Aerospace. Trademarks and trade names of third parties are the property of those third parties, and are used by the National Institute of Aerospace subject to license, or subject to the fair use provisions of U.S. trademark law.
Any questions concerning copyrights, trademarks or other intellectual property matters are to be directed in writing to the individual identified below.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
Beginning on January 1, 2005, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 provides that any visitor to this Web Site that are California residents has the right to request certain information regarding disclosure of personally identifiable information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact us as provided below.
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act); we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. This Web Site, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
We have taken the necessary steps to ensure that we are compliant with the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 by never sending out misleading information.
Terms and Conditions of Use
Please read the National Institute of Aerospace’s Web Site Terms and Conditions and Conditions of Use that establishes the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability and legal framework for governing the use of this Web Site. National Institute of Aerospace’s web Site Terms and Conditions of Use may be found at the bottom of the home page for this Web Site.
You may change or withdraw your consent at any time, subject to legal or contractual restrictions and reasonable notice, by contacting the National Institute of Aerospace as provided below. A change in or withdrawal of consent may severely limit National Institute of Aerospace’s ability to provide products or services to you. All communications with respect to such withdrawal or variation of consent must be in writing and addressed to the attention of the National Institute of Aerospace Vice President of Operations, whose address and e-mail is located at the end of this policy.
· Federal Trade Commission Fair Information Practices
· California Online Privacy Protection Act
· Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act
· Privacy Alliance
· Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act
This policy was last modified on June 1, 2010
National Institute of Aerospace
Hampton, VA 23666
United States of America
(757) 325-6700 Main Number
Karl L. Drews
Vice President of Operations
National Institute of Aerospace
100 Exploration Way
Hampton, Virginia 23666
(757) 325-6700 Main Number
(757) 325-6710 Direct